Apr 23, 2013 6:00am EDT
the show is that one, apple. the tech giant expected to post earnings of $10.01 per share. folks, that would be a 19% drop year over year, the first expected drop in more than a decade. now, revenue is seen rising 8% to 42.3 billion. he here as always is going to be iphone sales. the main driver of apple revenue, we're going to speak with analysts all morning to get their perspective on the name. but what is your take, america? log in to facebook and vote in our arm chair analyst poll. will apple tonight meet, beat or miss estimates? as for the economy, here is today's calendar. >> how is the crowd sourcing experiment gone so far? i haven't looked at the results. >> the results for coming. >>? >> i can't even log in to the borrowing page. >> they've gotten some decent numbers that have come this. i think there are 1500 or 1700 -- >> but are they better -- >> they're good at it, but i think we have made the mistake of picking from predictable companies. that's why we started picking some trickier companies like apple. that's the one that's up in the air. nobody knows exactly what'
Apr 23, 2013 3:00am PDT
got this picture from manhattan, kansas. the little apple, where there is snow on the ground. so what is going on? maria molina joins us with the forecast. i was in kansas two days ago. it was 30 something degrees. still winter there. >> yes, it is. temperatures still in the 30s across parts of kansas, including that city in the little apple, manhattan, kansas. they're looking at a current temperature at 32 degrees. you factor in a little breeze and you're talking wind chill temperatures across that area that are only in the teens and 20s. many of you waking up saying it's supposed to be spring out here. but it feels more like january. it feels like 12 in garden city in the state of kansas. looking at the radar, we have the snow coming down across parts of colorado, kansas and into southern areas of the state of nebraska. a number of winter weather advisories are in effect out here. this is the same storm that will actually be bringing in rain to areas currently dealing with river flooding across indiana, illinois, all the way down into parts of mississippi. otherwise temperatures eve
Apr 21, 2013 2:00pm EDT
nutritionally balanced by adding fresh carrots and apple slices and immediately realized they would not last more than a week. much less the months that the lunchables needs to stay either in the warehouses or the supermarket waiting for someone to buy it. and after, i mean, it became a huge hit. the first year it exceeded, i think it hit $218 million in sales. it was astounding. nobody had expected it to take off like that. they came up with other lunchables including pizza lunchables, hamburgers, hot dogs, all eaten cold by kids. and when they stopped to think about it, they realized that it wasn't the food that the kids were attracted to, it was the badge value, the status symbol of bringing this cute, adorable lunchables to the lunchroom, opening it up, and all your friends gathering around and seeing you put it together and eat it. so -- and they came up with this incredible marketing slogan hitting on that which is for kids, all day you've got to do what they say, but lunchtime is all yours. the marketing power as much as using salt, sugar, fat as ingredients is phenomenal in the indus